Pauly Denetclaw

Political Correspondent

Pauly Denetclaw, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, is Haltsooí (Meadow People) born for Kinyaa’áanii (Towering House People). She is originally from Gallup, New Mexico. An award-winning reporter based in Washington, D.C., she has worked for the Navajo Times and Texas Observer covering Indigenous communities, and her radio pieces have aired on KYAT, National Native News, NPR’s Latino USA and Texas Public Radio. She is a former board member for the Indigenous Journalist Association.